Rose: Well, what happened to it? You had it when you got into the van.
Beanie: I don’t know! I lost it!
Rose: I don’t understand how it could just disappear like that.
Beanie: I know. But it’s gone.
And what, pray tell, did Beanie lose so mysteriously, causing her sister so much consternation?
Her accent. Apparently they were playing a game, and Beanie was supposed to be English. I sure do wish I’d heard it before the pesky thing went missing.
Be Still My Heart
I’d like to read this story forever.
This one’s for the curriculum-junkie homeschooling mothers of 2002
The Down Side of Invulnerability